smileyFour inventors working for Toyota in Japan have won a patent for a car that they say can help drivers avoid road rage and communicate better by glaring angrily at another car cutting through traffic as well as appear to cry, laugh, wink or just look around.

In it, they describe a car with an antenna that wags, an adjustable body height, headlights that vary in intensity and hood slits and ornamentation designed to look like eyebrows, eyelids and tears, all of which could glow with colored lights to create “moods” and physical features! No confirmation to the PSFK team that they patent covers a ‘Me? Speeding, officer? I can’t believe it!’ plea, but here’s to hoping.

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